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The Lovers (2017)

The Lovers
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,194,521Details
International Box Office $21,853Details
Worldwide Box Office $2,216,374
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Synopsis

Michael and Mary are long past passion, never mind patience, after decades of turmoil and tedium in their marriage. Each is now contentedly distracted by a lover on the side. And each fully intends to call it quits on the other after one last family get-together with their collegiate son. Michael has his hands full with a fiery ballet teacher while Mary is canoodling with a playful novelist—and both have grown bemusingly accustomed to claiming “late nights at the office”. But when the dried-up spark between Michael and Mary unexpectedly, indeed feverishly, reignites, it sends their plans into chaos, forcing them to navigate the hilarious new complications of having to “cheat” on their respective lovers.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 5th, 2017 (Limited) by A24
International Releases: September 7th, 2017 (Wide) (Australia)
Video Release: July 25th, 2017 by A24
MPAA Rating: R for sexuality and language.
(Rating bulletin 2469 (Cert #50930), 3/29/2017)
Running Time: 94 minutes
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Keywords: Romance, Relationships Gone Wrong, Infidelity, Divorced Couple Falling Back in Love
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Romantic Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: A24
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Top 2017 Theater Average 62 $16,572 May 5, 2017 3

Cast

   Mary
   Michael
Aidan Gillen    Robert
Melora Walters    Lucy
Tyler Ross    Joel
Jessica Sula    Erin

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Azazel Jacobs
Producer    Chris Stinson
Producer    Ben Leclair
Director of Photography    Tobias Datum
Editor    Darrin Navarro
Production Designer    Sue Tebbutt
Costume Designer    Diaz Jacobs
Music Supervisor    Dan Wilcox
Composer    Mandy Hoffman
Casting Director    Nicole Arbusto

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The Lovers Trailer

April 24th, 2017

Romantic comedy starring Debra Winger and Tracy Letts opens May 5 ... Full Movie Details. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2017/05/05 36 $66,286   4 $16,572   $66,286 1
2017/05/12 33 $125,256 +89% 23 $5,446   $214,078 2
2017/05/19 - $274,050 +119% 105 $2,610   $528,495 3
2017/05/26 13 $645,851 +136% 443 $1,458   $1,293,310 4
2017/06/02 18 $244,817 -62% 348 $703   $1,912,185 5
2017/06/09 30 $62,429 -74% 127 $492   $2,102,008 6
2017/06/16 56 $8,166 -87% 35 $233   $2,148,721 7
2017/06/23 59 $6,975 -15% 15 $465   $2,165,671 8
2017/06/30 61 $5,480 -21% 10 $548   $2,179,191 9
2017/07/07 70 $3,529 -36% 6 $588   $2,190,710 10
2017/07/14 82 $1,375 -61% 5 $275   $2,194,521 11

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2017/05/05 - $19,276   4 $4,819   $19,276 1
2017/05/06 - $28,408 +47% 4 $7,102   $47,684 2
2017/05/07 - $18,602 -35% 4 $4,651   $66,286 3
2017/05/08 - $5,463 -71% 4 $1,366   $71,749 4
2017/05/09 - $5,831 +7% 4 $1,458   $77,580 5
2017/05/10 - $6,023 +3% 4 $1,506   $83,603 6
2017/05/11 - $5,219 -13% 4 $1,305   $88,822 7
2017/05/12 - $36,931 +608% 23 $1,606   $125,753 8
2017/05/13 - $57,568 +56% 23 $2,503   $183,321 9
2017/05/14 - $30,757 -47% 23 $1,337   $214,078 10
2017/05/15 - $9,895 -68% 23 $430   $223,973 11
2017/05/16 - $10,970 +11% 23 $477   $234,943 12
2017/05/17 - $9,904 -10% 23 $431   $244,847 13
2017/05/18 - $9,598 -3% 23 $417   $254,445 14
2017/05/19 - $78,750 +720% 105 $750   $333,195 15
2017/05/20 - $125,055 +59% 105 $1,191   $458,250 16
2017/05/21 - $70,245 -44% 105 $669   $528,495 17
2017/05/22 - $28,770 -59% 105 $274   $557,265 18
2017/05/23 - $32,235 +12% 105 $307   $589,500 19
2017/05/24 - $30,345 -6% 105 $289   $619,845 20
2017/05/25 - $27,614 -9% 105 $263   $647,459 21
2017/05/26 13 $174,446 +532% 443 $394   $821,905 22
2017/05/27 13 $261,947 +50% 443 $591   $1,083,852 23
2017/05/28 14 $209,458 -20% 443 $473   $1,293,310 24
2017/05/29 13 $196,150 -6% 443 $443   $1,489,460 25
2017/05/30 14 $71,766 -63% 443 $162   $1,561,226 26
2017/05/31 13 $61,001 -15% 443 $138   $1,622,227 27
2017/06/01 12 $45,141 -26% 443 $102   $1,667,368 28
2017/06/02 - $66,947 +48% 348 $192   $1,734,315 29
2017/06/03 15 $110,630 +65% 348 $318   $1,844,945 30
2017/06/04 - $67,240 -39% 348 $193   $1,912,185 31
2017/06/05 - $31,117 -54% 348 $89   $1,943,302 32
2017/06/06 - $41,587 +34% 348 $120   $1,984,889 33
2017/06/07 - $29,468 -29% 348 $85   $2,014,357 34
2017/06/08 - $25,222 -14% 348 $72   $2,039,579 35
2017/06/09 - $16,478 -35% 127 $130   $2,056,057 36
2017/06/10 - $28,901 +75% 127 $228   $2,084,958 37
2017/06/11 - $17,050 -41% 127 $134   $2,102,008 38
2017/06/12 - $8,203 -52% 127 $65   $2,110,211 39
2017/06/13 - $11,402 +39% 127 $90   $2,121,613 40
2017/06/14 - $9,037 -21% 127 $71   $2,130,650 41
2017/06/15 - $9,905 +10% 127 $78   $2,140,555 42
2017/06/16 - $2,755 -72% 35 $79   $2,143,310 43
2017/06/17 - $3,436 +25% 35 $98   $2,146,746 44
2017/06/18 - $1,975 -43% 35 $56   $2,148,721 45
2017/06/19 - $2,310 +17% 35 $66   $2,151,031 46
2017/06/20 - $2,380 +3% 35 $68   $2,153,411 47
2017/06/21 - $3,010 +26% 35 $86   $2,156,421 48
2017/06/22 - $2,275 -24% 35 $65   $2,158,696 49
2017/06/23 - $2,430 +7% 15 $162   $2,161,126 50
2017/06/24 - $2,865 +18% 15 $191   $2,163,991 51
2017/06/25 - $1,680 -41% 15 $112   $2,165,671 52
2017/06/26 - $2,190 +30% 15 $146   $2,167,861 53
2017/06/27 - $900 -59% 15 $60   $2,168,761 54
2017/06/28 - $3,270 +263% 15 $218   $2,172,031 55
2017/06/29 - $1,680 -49% 15 $112   $2,173,711 56
2017/06/30 - $2,050 +22% 10 $205   $2,175,761 57
2017/07/01 - $1,300 -37% 10 $130   $2,177,061 58
2017/07/02 - $2,130 +64% 10 $213   $2,179,191 59
2017/07/03 - $3,040 +43% 10 $304   $2,182,231 60
2017/07/04 - $1,310 -57% 10 $131   $2,183,541 61
2017/07/05 - $1,590 +21% 10 $159   $2,185,131 62
2017/07/06 - $2,050 +29% 10 $205   $2,187,181 63
2017/07/07 - $761 -63% 6 $127   $2,187,942 64
2017/07/08 - $1,687 +122% 6 $281   $2,189,629 65
2017/07/09 - $1,081 -36% 6 $180   $2,190,710 66
2017/07/10 - $558 -48% 6 $93   $2,191,268 67
2017/07/11 - $630 +13% 6 $105   $2,191,898 68
2017/07/12 - $570 -10% 6 $95   $2,192,468 69
2017/07/13 - $678 +19% 6 $113   $2,193,146 70
2017/07/14 - $145 -79% 5 $29   $2,193,291 71
2017/07/15 - $580 +300% 5 $116   $2,193,871 72
2017/07/16 - $650 +12% 5 $130   $2,194,521 73

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2017/05/05 37 $88,822   4 $22,206   $88,822 1
2017/05/12 32 $165,623 +86% 23 $7,201   $254,445 2
2017/05/19 19 $393,014 +137% 105 $3,743   $647,459 3
2017/05/26 13 $1,019,909 +160% 443 $2,302   $1,667,368 4
2017/06/02 18 $372,211 -64% 348 $1,070   $2,039,579 5
2017/06/09 28 $100,976 -73% 127 $795   $2,140,555 6
2017/06/16 54 $18,141 -82% 35 $518   $2,158,696 7
2017/06/23 57 $15,015 -17% 15 $1,001   $2,173,711 8
2017/06/30 58 $13,470 -10% 10 $1,347   $2,187,181 9
2017/07/07 72 $5,965 -56% 6 $994   $2,193,146 10

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Australia 9/7/2017 $3,920 2 3 12 $21,853 10/16/2017
 
International Total$21,853 10/16/2017

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records


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